Handbook for the Assessment of Dissociation: A Clinical Guide / Edition 1

Handbook for the Assessment of Dissociation: A Clinical Guide / Edition 1

by Marlene Steinberg
ISBN-10:
0880486821
ISBN-13:
9780880486828
Pub. Date:
05/28/1995
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

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Handbook for the Assessment of Dissociation: A Clinical Guide / Edition 1

Handbook for the Assessment of Dissociation: A Clinical Guide is the first book to offer guidelines for the systematic assessment of dissociation and posttraumatic syndromes. This book • provides a comprehensive overview of dissociative symptoms and disorders, as well as an introduction to the use of the SCID-D, a diagnostic interview for the dissociative disorders• includes chapters on differential diagnosis, a discussion of the relationship between dissociation and trauma, and a sample patient interview • serves the needs of novices in the field as well as experienced clinicians and researchers

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ISBN-13: 9780880486828
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/28/1995
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 450
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.15(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Escape from consciousness: five core dissociative symptoms. Dissociation and trauma. Amnesia: the black hole of dissociation. Assessment of amnesia. Depersonalization: the detached self. Assessment of depersonalization. Derealization: the unreal world. Assessment of derealization. Identity: theoretical perspectives on the self. Assessment of identity confusion. Assessment of identity alteration. Differential diagnosis of the dissociative disorders. Intra-interview dissociative cues. The SCID-D in non-dissociative psychiatric disorders. The SCID-D in clinical practice: a sample interview. Conclusion. Appendix 1: Severity rating definitions of individual dissociative symptoms. Appendix 2: Sample SCID-D diagnostic report for inclusion in patient records. References. Index.

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